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Dutch Mantel
Dutch Mantel. Image Credits: Twitter
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Zeb Colter Speaks On His WWE Release

Professional wrestling legend Zeb Colter aka Dutch Mantel recently spoke on his release from WWE. His latest run in WWE was really loved by the fans. He was doing a great shop before he was released by WWE in 2016.

It is not known by many fans but Zeb Colter started his career as a professional wrestler way back in 1972. His first ring name was Wayne Cowan. He has won tons of championships in his 18 year long professional wrestling career including the AWA Southern Heavyweight Championship 5 times in total, the NWA Mid-America Heavyweight Championship 12 times in total, the USWA World Heavyweight Championship one time and many other championships.

Zeb Colter
Zeb Colter. Image Credits: Twitter

Zeb Colter Speaks On His WWE Release

He announced his retirement from Professional wrestling in 1990. After that he started his career as a professional wrestling manager. He has managed huge names in professional wrestling. He worked for various promotions including WWE twice in his whole career. His first sale in WWE started in 1994 and he worked in the way for two years.

In 2013 he return to WWE as the manager of the Tag Team Cesaro and Jack Swagger. His work was really loved by the fans. In 2016 WWE decided to release him and since then he has been working in the independent circuit.

Zeb Colter
Zeb Colter. Image Credits: Twitter

Recently, the legendary professional wrestler Zeb Colter aka Dutch Mantel spoke with the Sportskeeda where he talked about his recent release from WWE. He said;

“Last year I put out a Tweet, that kind of said that I’d heard through Stamford, and I didn’t expect to hear this, that a sale was imminent in the future. Now they led me to believe that it would be in the next six months but it hasn’t been sold yet. But now, and you can’t discount anything you hear about WWE, because this could be fiction, fiction could be truth, you don’t know with Vince McMahon.

“With these recent releases that they have had, it tends to back up that something is up. This Nick Khan guy, he’s getting more power and he got rid of some people this week, usually it’s right after WrestleMania but this is like six weeks after WrestleMania.”